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Q&A: X-ray Astronomy

Q:
I've been looking for a ground-based X-ray telescope for some time now but I haven't found anything. I am thinking maybe you can give me a hand.

A:
Absorption by the Earth's atmosphere restricts ground-based observations to radio, near infrared, and visible wavelengths. X-rays are absorbed high above the Earth. (delete the rest)

Please visit our X-ray Astronomy field guide at http://chandra.harvard.edu/xray_astro/index.html for more information.

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